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Friday 8th December 2017
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By  Stephanie Oakley

Summer is usually the time when we are most motivated to improve our lives, whether it’s by losing those extra winter kilos or finishing that weekend renovation you started. So while you are reassessing and changing other areas of your life, why not look in to your financial health with a quick check-up?

Creating budgets and

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Friday 8th December 2017
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By  Stephanie Oakley

Rental properties are an investment which are held by all types of entities and particularly common among individuals and trusts. The ATO has released a top ten list of tips for property investors.
 

1. Keep the right records

Keep evidence for all income and expenses. Additionally, keep all

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Monday 4th December 2017
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By  Stephanie Oakley

The ATO is reminding those who work in the sharing economy to be aware of their tax obligations.

The sharing economy connects buyers (users) and sellers (providers) through a facilitator who usually operates an app or a website.

Some popular examples include Airbnb, Stayz, Uber, Deliveroo, Airtasker and so on.

It is

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Monday 20th November 2017
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By  Stephanie Oakley

Knowing the value of your business is critical, especially nearing the end of the year. It allows you to enter the new year with an informed understanding of the business’ worth and potential.

There are numerous benefits of getting a business valuation, including the following:

 

Understanding your

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Monday 20th November 2017
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By  Stephanie Oakley

The holiday season is a time in which many employers look to thank their employees for their hard work throughout the year.

Employers will often plan a work Christmas party, or decide to give their staff a Christmas gift to show their appreciation. While throwing a Christmas party is a great end-of-year celebration, employers should be

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Monday 16th October 2017
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By  Stephanie Oakley

In a perfect world, every customer your business works with will be pleased with how the transaction went and will want to return to you for future business.

In reality, this isn’t always the case. It is human nature that people make mistakes and there will always be circumstances outside of your control that can result in a

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Monday 16th October 2017
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By  Stephanie Oakley

When business is going well, many owners look to expand their business. Consider the following advice before doing so:

 

Regular customers

A sound indicator of whether or not your business is ready for expansion is to consider your customer base. To feel comfortable in expanding, you should have regular

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Sunday 15th October 2017
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By  Stephanie Oakley

In a digital world full of disruptors, change is the new norm. Businesses that fail to keep up with technological advancements and let go of opportunities are essentially kicking themselves in the

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Wednesday 11th October 2017
Category: Business
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By  Stephanie Oakley

Family businesses come in all different shapes and sizes and account for 70% of all businesses in Australia.

Like all businesses, a family business can have advantages, such as flexibility, and disadvantages, such as family conflicts.

Here are top 10 tips for family businesses from the Australian Small Business and

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Wednesday 27th September 2017
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By  Stephanie Oakley

 

1. What is asset protection?

Asset protection involves planning to protect assets from potential future financial setbacks such as creditor claims, business failure and family disagreements. It is a risk management strategy, designed to provide individuals with a degree of protection.
 
There
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